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Early Jurassic

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Mesozoic  Jurassic
   Early Jurassic
Classification:Epoch (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:174.1 ± 1.0 Ma
Base:201.3 ± 0.2 Ma
Preceeds:Middle Jurassic Aalenian
Follows:Triassic Late Triassic  Rhaetian
Primary Divisions:ToarcianPliensbachianSinemurianHettangian
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Pangaea breakup (begins)Continental Breakup175 - 55 MaGlobal
Andean orogeny (begins)OrogenyMaximum Age: 200 MaSouth America
Laurasia supercontinent (ongoing)Supercontinent215 - 55 MaNorthern Hemisphere
Uralian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~320 - ~175 MaRussia


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